Commercial Divers

5.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
31%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
16.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$54,800
or $26.34 hourly
VOLUME
3,460
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 31% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others
Negotiation
Originality
Social Perceptiveness
Key
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quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Commercial Divers' job openings is expected to rise 16.8% by 2030
'Commercial Divers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Commercial Divers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Commercial Divers' was $54,800, or $26.34 hourly
'Commercial Divers' are paid 30.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 3,460 people employed as Commercial Divers.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Work below surface of water, using surface-supplied air or scuba equipment to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.

SOC Code: 49-9092.00

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